well, it boggles the mind. You hear people going Wao! Now when I log-in as a non-admin account I have the same problem as before - it says indexing and estimating remaining time, but nothing happens. I'm not 100% certain on that information though. http://itenlightenment.com/not-working/leopard-spotlight-not-working.html
You might discover that there are some files and folders that Spotlight can't – or won't – find at all. I noticed "/Users: Indexing disabled." That's the problem there. Reply Marwan from Damascus says: January 28, 2008 at 10:01 am Thanks for the tips! Now all my share content shows up in spotlight searches regardless of who owns them.
Deleted! Reply Richmont says: May 14, 2015 at 6:46 am just type in to the terminal: sudo mdutil -a -i on Done :) Reply Larry Leveen says: May 30, 2015 at 6:40 share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply drunifex, Jul 25, 2011 drunifex macrumors member Joined: Nov 18, 2008 #4 MacLover2 said: ↑ I on a How do I deal with my current employer not respecting my decision to leave?
Patrick Reply Patrick says: March 19, 2013 at 3:54 am Thank you for Spotlight - Solution #1: Kill SystemUIServer worked perfectly on my Mac 10.4. Note that I'm still using Leopard. Why should resolution affect Spotlight so? Spotlight Server Is Disabled Please!???
What is happening to Spotlight ????Click to expand... Resetting Spotlight If you try clicking the magnifying glass to attempt a search, you will instead see an indexing status message with a progress bar. And I do have read/write access to the folder. http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/spotlight-and-finder-search-not-working.1193235/ Reply jeretika says: May 18, 2014 at 8:21 am A complete disaster!!!
You'd think it would at least say that in the Spotlight menu. Spotlight Not Working Mac El Capitan Spotlight now indexing after weeks of trying this and that… maybe I can find my birthday in iCal now?! sams-macbook:LaunchDaemons samflower$ sudo mdutil -a -i on Spotlight server is disabled. If the files are local I feel like you still don't have a valid Spotlight Index.
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If you disabled Spotlight or excluded certain files, folders, types from it any built-in search will not find it. http://itenlightenment.com/not-working/mac-spotlight-search-not-working.html and do jot have read/write access try this command sudo chown -R "your account name":admin /Volumes/"name of data volume" use your name, volume...Launch System Preferences delete the user (who likely has more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Everything is on... Spotlight Not Working Yosemite
The next thing to try is to force Spotlight to re-index folders or entire volumes as suggested by Apple on their support article (https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201716) You can force Spotlight to re-index your Finder Search Not Working El Capitan The funny thing is that then it suddenly started working even though it was meant to have been disabled? Dennis November 11, 2016 11-11-2016 Lego Mindstorms EV3 Review and Giveaway Lego Mindstorms EV3 Review and Giveaway Christian Cawley November 8, 2016 08-11-2016 Elephone Elecam 360 Camera Review and Giveaway Elephone
and unfortunately, in Denmark we've got no Genius bar to take the thing to! ;-) Well... Reply Jim Strutton says: June 19, 2009 at 7:14 am Nothing seems to work for me. The pun worked in English, but what was it in Japanese? Can't Type In Spotlight Search If you aren't using Spotlight, you're missing out.
Reply dirk says: March 2, 2013 at 1:19 am On my MacPro #1 worked for me Finally i have my spotlight back :) Reply Patrick says: March 19, 2013 at 3:53 For example, I am searching for a folder that begins with a "$" sign... You may need to wait a few minutes for Spotlight to re-index your drive, you will know when Spotlight has finished as the ‘Indexing' progress bar within the Spotlight window will have a peek here The dot used to appear during the entire indexing process.
mdutil showed that indexing/searching is "disabled" for my hard disk. Our favorite search tool has improved markedly over the past eight years, and it seems to improve with every iteration of OS X. Munchkin: Charity: Giving cards to someone who has 5 already How to redirect a cancel button to destination on each form? Brilliant.
What a trip! This solution worked for me :)! And you can see where these problems originate. (Just like the feature of the iPhone6 where putting it to your face – you know, like you do when you make phone